Veteran London market broker John Goldsmith has joined the insurance executive search firm Eliot Partnership as senior adviser and partner.

Goldsmith joins after recently leaving Tiger Risk Partners (U.K.) Ltd where he was chairman and CEO.

Previously he was the co-founder and chairman/CEO of London (re)insurance broker Dennis M Clayton & Co.

Andrew Eliot, the founder and managing director of the firm, welcomed his arrival. “As someone who spent many years leading reinsurance broking companies and working with a broad range of the insurance industry’s global customers, he brings an unrivalled perspective into what makes a successful insurance organisation in today’s ever- changing risk environment,” he said.

Goldsmith joins former senior Marsh .K executive George Davies who is chairman of the firm.

Eliot Partnership has offices in London, New York and Singapore.